Tag: dental care

Jim RosicaApril 25, 2016
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Nearly 3,000 needy people received $2.7 million worth of free dental care this weekend in Jacksonville. The event, Florida Mission of Mercy 2016, was sponsored by the Florida Dental Association Foundation. It was held at the Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center. This year’s event drew 2,400 volunteers, according to a press release, including almost 600 dentists […]

Peter SchorschApril 16, 2016
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And so it goes, another attempt to change the state’s alimony regimen, down in flames. This year’s bill (SB 668) was complicated by the addition of language from another measure in the 2016 Legislative Session. It would have changed the beginning assumption of child custody (or “time-sharing”) to 50/50 between spouses. And that is what […]

Jim RosicaApril 15, 2016
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Gov. Rick Scott Thursday vetoed legislation that could have helped poor and rural Floridians get dental care, saying it held too much potential for abuse of public dollars. The bill (HB 139), filed by state Rep. Travis Cummings, had been passed unanimously by both chambers of the Legislature in the 2016 Legislative Session. It created […]


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